Detecting Network Attachment in IPv6 Goals

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Upon establishing a new link-layer connection, a host may or may not have valid IP configuration for Internet Connectivity. A host may determine whether its IP configuration is valid by checking Network Layer link change. With the information gathered, a host may decide if their own configuration needs to be updated and initiate a new configuration in case of link change. This procedure is described as Detecting Network Attachment.


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